Archive | April, 2012

It Takes Three—Creative Type, Business Type, and…?

I once read that you need three people to run a successful business—a creative leader, a businessperson, and an a**hole says business and leadership blogger Dan Oswald. Now, I’m not sure you actually need three people, but you definitely need all three skill sets in the top people in the company, says Oswald, CEO of […]

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Throw Out Traditional Performance Review

One of the hottest HR topics right now is a renewed questioning of the traditional process of annual performance reviews. Are we finally witnessing the death of traditional performance reviews? I hope so. But the question is: If we don’t do annual reviews any more, then what? I have long been a proponent of throwing […]

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Employee Engagement: The Answer Could be the Problem

I was just following recent tweets about employee engagement. This was just too good, I had to take a screen shot. Read the tweets and see if you can spot the engagement challenge. Bella may be disengaged but she is also poetic and perhaps the class was the problem not the solution.   Read Original […]

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Management 3.0

Netherlands-based writer and Agile thought leader Jurgen Appelo authored a book called Management 3.0. You can check it out here. Jurgen is doing his best to “change the world” and push organizations into the new age of wise management. Let’s look at this new age that is dawning.  First a look at the two waves that […]

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